This distinctive program is designed for motivated leaders, senior executives and entrepreneurs to enhance their research capabilities, develop deep knowledge and innovative insights for positive business and societal impacts.



“Committed to academic excellence, HKUST has rapidly risen in recognition in its short history and become one of the most respected business schools in Asia,” said Prof. TAM Kar Yan, Dean of HKUST Business School. “We are pleased to present our new DBA program, which attests to our 30 years of ongoing commitment in driving rigorous research and global influence.”

The part-time program will commence in September 2021. Core courses and electives across broad disciplines will be taught in 4-day modular basis including weekends in 16 modules. The curriculum requires students to complete 55 credits, with the focus on coursework and a thesis proposal in the first two years and on thesis research and short residential programs in the final two years.

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